Under the online admission process for higher education in Odisha, students apply for admission in higher secondary schools using the Student Academic Management System (SAMS). The merit list for the same has just been released at 2 pm on the SAMS website, available here.
Candidates who make the merit list will be the first to be considered for admissions between July 3 and July 6 of 2019. Applicants must add at least five preferences in their Common Application Form (CAF) and a maximum of ten.
Here are the steps for viewing your name on the merit list:
1. Visit the official website for the SAMS: http://samsodisha.gov.in
2. In the School and Mass Education button, click on Higher Secondary School
3. Click on the button that says Existing Student Log In. Enter your name, roll number and the onscreen Captcha to log in.
4. Alternatively, you can just click on the merit list and find your name on the list by navigating through college type > district > college name and stream.
Here is the schedule of important dates as per the official website:
July 2, 2019 (02:00 pm): Publication of merit list of First Selection
July 3, 2019 to July 6, 2019 (05:00 pm): Admission of the Students selected in First Selection
July 3, 2019 to July 7, 2019 (05:00 pm): Updation of Annexure – 7 online by students taken admission in First Selection
July 7, 2019 (05:00 pm): Admission data updating of students who took admission in the First Selection by Higher Secondary Schools in the e-Space
According to the website. 1.09 milion students took the online admission route this year, with 2.2 lakh students going for arts, over 91,000 going for science, over 26,000 for commerce and over 10,000 for upshastri.
For any problems regarding the admission process or CAF, students can call a government-provided toll-free number: 18003456770.